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‘1959 Sightings’

1959: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: January 1959 Location: Stratford-on-Avon England Time: 1715 Summary: Leonard Hewins saw a fiery round red object come in for a landing 100 yards away. When it stopped the light went out, and a blue haze about 12 ft high formed around the object. In this haze he saw 3 tall human like, blond haired figures wearing blue coveralls that “appeared to step up, lifting themselves with a clumsy movement.” A 4th figure appeared and they seated themselves 2 in front and 2 in the rear; then the object began to glow red again, & rose with a trail of sparks & a rushing sound. A trail of multi-colored very beautiful stars shot out from the rear. He then heard a sound like… Read More

1959: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: February 1959 Location: Umiat Alaska Time: Summary: 350 km east of Umiat, trappers saw a red, disk-shaped object less than 4 km away, going up and down, sometimes nearly touching the ground. It circled and went away. Source: Magonia 481 Date: Feb. 2, 1959  Location: Near Sandusky, Ohio BBU  Time: Summary: University of Michigan professor and his wife driving on the Ohio Turnpike saw a yellow half-sphere in the sky. Source: Willy Smith pp. 92-93 Date: Feb. 4, 1959  Location: Gulf of Mexico (Swan Island)  Time: 3:00 a.m.  Summary: Reddish light sped back and forth across course of Pan American Airways plane, then disappeared at high speed in vertical climb. Source: NICAP UFOE, V Date: Feb. 9, 1959  Location: Imperial Beach, California Time: Summary: Bright UFO with halo filmed. Source: NICAP UFOE,… Read More

1959: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  Spring  1959 Location:  Chantilly, Oise, France Time:  1300 Summary:  The witness, Suzanne boarded a non-stop train, which was headed north to Paris. In this crammed train she encountered two pretty young blond women, identical to each other like twins. As she approached them, they suddenly disappeared in plain sight. The following day on Sunday, she went to Catholic mass at 0800A and again encountered the same two identical blond women. Again as she attempted to approach them they again vanished in plain sight. Source:   Joel Mesnard, LDLN # 332 Date: March 1959 Location: Kolobreg Poland Time: Summary: On the Polish coast, not far from Kolobreg, soldiers saw the sea become turbulent as a triangular object, 4 m… Read More

1959: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  early April 1959 Location: Kankakee Illinois Time: 2030 Summary: David Soucie saw a white glowing disc land and a large ape-like creature appear in front of it and proceed to his direction; he hid and watched it pass him. No other information. Source:  Donald Keyhoe Nicap Date: April 1 1959 Location: McChord Air Force Base, Tacoma, Washington Time: Summary: Three shiny discs reported in connection to a C-118 cargo plane crash. Source: Date: April 1 1959 Location: Lampertheim Germany Time: unknown Summary: Horst Raps returned to the previously appointed site and again found the hovering blue-violet disc and the tall extraterrestrial awaiting him. This time he was invited onboard the UFO and supposedly taken on a ride to a planet in the Alpha… Read More

1959: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Location. New Paltz New York Date: May 1959 Time: 0230A Summary: Sitting at the window unable to sleep, Thomas McKinney saw on the New Paltz athletic field a large mushroom shaped object 50-75 ft in diameter, wrapped in a thin grayish mist. Several appendages that looked like ladders extended between its top and the ground, and small white lights “hopped” up and down these “ladders.” After watching for an hour he woke his wife, and they both watched it for another hour before going to bed; they did not see it leave. No traces were found the next day. Source: Gary Levine & Ted Bloecher Date: May 1959 Location: Superstition Mountains, Arizona Time: Time: night Summary: Two prospectors told a strange story while visiting… Read More

1959: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Summer 1959 Location: Germany, exact location not given Time: afternoon Summary: The nine-year old witness had strayed from a picnic into some nearby woods when suddenly she had the feeling that she was being watched. She then found herself facing a short luminous being wearing a luminous reflective seamless suit. The being had a triangular face with cat like eyes. The witness had the impression that the creature had been caught by surprise and that he had been inspecting the plant life in the area. Next thing that the witness remembers was blacking out and seeing some lights, later she found herself back in the picnic with her family, feeling very strange. Source: Kenneth Ring PhD, The Omega Project Location. Aberdeen, Washington Date:… Read More

1959: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: July 1 1959 Location: Guanabara Bay Rio de Janeiro Brasil Time: Summary: uao  the object hovering  in the above  picture was observed  and photographed by engineer rm azevedo of rio de janeiro  brazil on a summer night in 1955. he and his wife  and friends were enjoying the evening  on the veranda facing  guanabara bay  when the pictured object was spotted  standing perfectly still in the sky  azevedo snapped the picture  using a leica camera model f 3 with a summaron f1 35 lens the film used  was kodachrome  type a for photo flood, exposure time 40 seconds distance infinity  diaphragm completely open projected on a screen the color slide shows the moon behind some  thin high cloud haz but… Read More

1959: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August 1959 Location: Near Fort Garland California Time: night Summary: The witness was driving in the desert with a friend when the car ahead of them suddenly disappeared. Later around sunset he went alone to take photographs and was sitting in the car when he apparently experienced a time lapse. He remembers standing in a transparent cylinder inside a large room; there he saw several humanoids wearing armor like outfits. They communicated with the witness by using telepathy and told him they were in a hovering space station above the earth. He was taken to a room where he was shown an anti-gravity device. He was also told that they had taken the vehicle and driver that he… Read More

1959: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  Sept., 1959  Location: Westover AFB, Mass. Time: Summary: The witnesses were working in a B-52 on the flight line when a radr man called them in to see xseven UFOs being tracked. One comment in the report seems to indicate a problem with the story. The primary witness said the objects were 150 miles away and in the center of the (radar) screen. This indicates long range radar onboard and targets relatively close to the radar antenna. It is the range of the objects that is in serious question with a B-52’s onboard radar. Source: Jan Aldrich, Fran Ridge Date: Sept. 5, 1959  Location: Naha, Okinawa BBU  Time: Summary: Source: McDonald list  Date: September 7 1959 Location: Wallingford Kentucky   BBU Time: Summary: A bluish, disk-shaped object was observed… Read More

1959: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  Oct. 1 [or 3rd or 4th week?], 1959  Location: Telephone Ridge, Oregon   BBU 6534 Time: 9:15 p.m. Summary:  Department store manager C. A. Cissman saw a bright light approach, hover about 30 mins, then take off and disappear in 2 secs. Source: Berliner Date:  Oct. 2, 1959 Location:  Seattle, Wash. BBU  Time: Summary:Source: McDonald list  Date: October 2 1959 Location: Glenora Canada Time: Summary: Approximate date. Miss G. Wilson, 14, was out riding a horse when a luminous object dived toward her, and she rushed home in fear. Her father came out and saw the object, which he described as orange and making a “painful” sound. Source: Magonia 498 Date:  Oct. 4, 1959  Location: Quezon, Philippines    BBU 6538 Time: 9:25 p.m.  Summary: USN Lt. C. H. Pogson and CPO K. J. Moore saw… Read More

1959: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: November 1959 Location: County Carlow Ireland Time: daytime Summary: A man removing a large bush with a bulldozer was startled to see a three-foot tall red man-like figure run out from underneath the machine & run across the field, it jumped over a fence and disappeared into the next field. Three other witnesses saw the running figure. Source: Jerome Clark, Unexplained! Date: Nov. 3, 1959  Location: Utica, New York BBU  Time: 6:55 p.m. (EST).  Summary: USAF pilot of T-33 with 4039th Strategic Wing saw a round a stationary round yellow-white object move away, disappear, then reappear. Source: Project 1947 Date: Nov. 5, 1959  Location: Montauk AFS, Long Island, New York BBU  Time: 7:19 p.m. EST Summary:  A blip appeared on radar screens of the 773rd RADRON (SAGE). The target was steadily climbing to a range of… Read More

1959: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: December 1959 Location: Pinhal, Sao Paolo, Brazil Time: unknown Summary: A witness encountered a two-meter tall humanoid with large eyes, blond hair, and wearing a tight fitting gray coverall. He was accompanied by a shorter, 1.60 meter in height, also human in appearance. No other information. Source: Revista Brasileira Ovni Date: December 1959 Location. Near Cherry Point Station, North Carolina Time: 1500 Summary: A young man living near the 2nd Marine Air wing was playing baseball with high school age friends when someone hit the ball over the roof of his house. He chased the ball and saw a round, disc-shaped craft with platform around it just “sitting” in the air. The craft was 40 feet in diameter sat motionless and soundless about 100… Read More

1959: Unknown Date UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1959 Location: Wever, Iowa Time: unknown Summary: 8-year old Barbara Schutte (involved in other abductions) remembered being abducted and examined by an alien. A sample was taken from the first finger of her left hand (a remains to this day). The alien was friendly and told her the he would see her again, he would teach me what she needed to know later, and that some day she would be doing some important work, when she grew up, she would understand. (There is no description of the alien). Source: Gray Barker’s UFO Annual 1983 Date: 1959: Enormous daytime UFO above Welsh town Date: 1959 Location: Bagan Dalam Penang Malaysia Time: unknown Summary: Several students playing in a swampy… Read More